Suggested Readings

A Biblical Perspective on Matters of Finance

The Bible contains over 700 direct references about money, including the majority of the Parables, and one out of every six verses in the Gospels concerns itself with the right and wrong use of material possessions. It clearly states that spirituality goes hand in hand with matters of money. It teaches us that God is our only true provider and to honor Him by being good stewards with what He has given us. It teaches us that debt in most cases is not wise and a prosperous life is not measured by what we have in the bank, but what is in our hearts. Read more.

Seven Deadly Sins of Finance

Though most are familiar with mortal sins against God and man, far too few people recognize that there are deadly sins in matters of personal finance. Veteran markets commentator and author, Peter Grandich, preaches the importance of avoiding these traps to financial independence. Read more.

Kids and Cash:  What Every Parent Needs to Know to Raise a Financially-Healthy Child

You are the parent. From you, your children will learn a wealth of knowledge – everything from taking their first steps to knowing the difference between right and wrong. Yet, many parents do not know how to teach their children a skill that will benefit them their entire lives: money management.  When it comes to matters of money, think of it like any other basic skill you teach your kids: like brushing their teeth, doing their homework or taking a vitamin. It is just as important. Read more.

Self Storage: The Emblem of America’s Addiction to Stuff

I have long stated that one of the biggest maladies with the American economy is our obsession with stuff. We are spending and consuming way too much and living far beyond our means. There is no bigger and more obvious symbol of our overspending than this generation’s newest bounty industry: self-storage facilities. Read more.